Chong Wei urges M’sians to stay united

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Lee Chong Wei has invoked scenes of his fans cheering him during the epic 2006 Malaysian Open badminton final on the eve of National Day to urge Malaysians to unite amid racial polemics.

The former world No. 1 recalled the encounter where he trailed Lin Dan of China 13-20 in the rubber game. “I was tired and dejected. I looked up to the crowd. Their vociferous support never wavered.

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